[permaculture] cool/warm trellising design in zone 1

Keith Johnson keithdj at mindspring.com
Sat Jan 19 22:59:26 EST 2008

Remember that much of what Mollison wrote was for folks in the southern 
hemisphere where his instructions would make perfect sense. You have to 
transpose for the northern hemisphere.

Eric Van Buggenhaut wrote:
> In Pamphlet IX Permaculture Techniques, Mollison comes with a drawing 
> of Planning in zone One, placing the warm trellising on the Eastern 
> side of the intensive garden and the cooler trellising on the Western 
> side.
> I don't see the rationale at all here, since the Eastern side is where 
> Sun rises and uses to be cooler than Western side where sun sets. Here 
> in Spain, at least, we get lot of heat from where Sun sets and this is 
> the side people try to protect themselves from.
> Can anyone elaborate on that ? What is Bill's rationale ?

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